The Washington County Junior Fair Board
On March 4, 2021, the group elected officers for the 2021:
President – Josie Burke
Vice President – Ashton Binegar
Secretary – Ericka Schultheis
News Reporter – Hadley Offenberger
Livestock Committee Representative – Isaiah Tullius
Lynch Combined 4-H Club
Meeting: April 11, 2021
A regular meeting was held at the Marietta First Church of the Nazarene. Attendance was taken by asking members what their favorite color is. There were 9 members present; 6 Cloverbuds present; 2 advisors present; and 5 parents present.
The pledge to the American flag was led by member, Grady Hartline. Cloverbud, Audrey Goeller, led the 4-H pledge.
Vice President, Leigha Hendershot, led the meeting. Mattie Sandford gave her Health Report. She said that optimistic people live longer and have lower blood pressure. Gracie Morrie gave her health report by telling that right-handed people live on average 9 years longer than left handed people. Audrey Goeller gave her Inspiration Report. She encouraged members to be yourself. You are the best person, so you do not need to change.
Members were reminded that 4-H enrollment is due by Thursday, April 15. Members were also reminded of the $5 club and insurance dues. Members were encouraged to attend the 4-H Chicken BBQ May 1. The club has ordered giant pumpkin seeds from the extension office for all members to try and enter the pumpkin growing contest. Before the meeting started members started making homemade butter. They were able to shake their butter containers during the meeting. When the meeting was over members enjoyed snacks of Banana bread with their butter and brownies provided by the Goellers. The Stewart family provided drinks. Audrey Goeller brought in her pet guinea pig, Bubbles. Gracie Morris brought in her dwarf hamster, Evie, to show club members.
Maddy Ketchum adjourned the meeting and Natalie Wakefield 2nd it.
The next meeting will be held Sunday, April 25, 2021. Club members will meet at the Lynch Church cemetery to start putting new flags at veterans’ graves. The Hartlines will be providing snacks.